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By Ms. Jenson

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About this blog: I am a language arts teacher at Crittenden Middle School and the facilitator of the CMS Panther Pen blog. I grew up in the Bay Area and I love it here. I went to school in Santa Clara, and studied literature and political science ...  (More)

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Lessons from the Trenches
Feb 12, 2014 1:36 pm
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Last May, in the midst of CSTs, final projects, grading, and prepping students to move on to their next academic milestone, my boss asked me if I'd be interested... More
Silence the Monster - Just Write
Oct 26, 2013 9:02 am
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Silence the Monster - Just Write by Ms. Jenson

My four year old writes with zeal. She's so excited to be able to craft letters that have meaning and can be read... More
Preaching to a Wall
Oct 9, 2013 1:59 pm
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I love NPR Perspectives, and now so do my 8th grade Exploratory students! This writing is another Perspectives piece, written in the style of the very popular radio... More
This perspective is to be continued...
Oct 17, 2013 9:55 am
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Hi! In the following piece, eighth grade student Alexis reflects on the journey of her life so far, and prepares to face whatever is ahead the only way she knows... More
Busy busy busy!
Oct 2, 2013 2:11 pm
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It's been a whirlwind start to the school year! Between meeting all of my new students, setting up routines, and learning how to use my Chromebooks, I seem to have... More
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